Using Explanation as a Teaching Method: How Prepared Are High School Technology Teachers in Free State Province, South Africa?

@article{Odora2014UsingEA,
  title={Using Explanation as a Teaching Method: How Prepared Are High School Technology Teachers in Free State Province, South Africa?},
  author={Ronald James Odora},
  journal={Journal of Social Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={71 - 81}
}
  • R. J. Odora
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Education
  • Journal of Social Sciences
Abstract The objective of this study is twofold: to explore students’ perceptions regarding the use of explanation as a teaching method in classroom teaching and to determine the impact of communication skills on teachers’ explanation skills. A total of 120 participants from twelve High schools offering technology subjects completed the questionnaire, which assessed teachers’ competences in the use of orientation, keys, summaries and communication skills. The first and second objective was… 

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